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III.C.4.a. Newspapers, Unbound - JFK


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Fort-Worth Star-Telegram (Evening edition)

City Awaits Arrival of Kennedy Party; Sheriff Car Will Lead JFK Line; Cloudy, Warm: Rain Ruled Unlikely for JFK's Visit; Kennedy Due At Carswell Tonight; Debris Spotted in Gulf Where WU-2 Missing; Carnival-Like Atmosphere To Greet JFK: Excitement Grips Alamo City

Nov. 21 1963

Dallas-Morning News

Storm of Political Controversy Swirls Around Kennedy on Visit (front page); President's Visit Seen Widening State Democratic Split (sect. 1, p. 12); San Antonio Crowd Mobs JFK (1:12); Jackie Addresses Latins in Spanish (1:12);

Nixon Predicts JFK May Drop Johnson (sect. 4, p. 1)

Nov. 22 1963

Fort Worth Star Telegram

Wreck Found; Cockpit Empty (article about WU-2 spy plane crash in Gulf of Mexico; possibly doing reconnaissance activities over Cuba, sect. 3, p. 16)

Nov. 22 1963

Washington Post

Pres. Kennedy Shot Dead by Assassin in Dallas Parade; President's Brother Presiding As News Stuns Senate Chamber; Disbelief, Then Shock, Shatters Quiet Confidence of Calm City; Suspect Oswald on Aug. 21 Denied Being a Communist (A6); Three Previous U.S. Presidents Assassinated (A:6); Mystery Call Foretold Fate of President (A:6); The Last Moments of President Kennedy (photos one minute before shot and being shot, A:7); For Kennedy Family: A Routine Day Until Assassin Shattered Calm (A:8); President Shot First, Mrs. Connally Believes (A:8); President Was Happy, Confident in Last Hours (A:8); World Shock Equalled Only b FDR's Death (A:10); Texas Writer Worried Over (JFK) Visit to Dallas (A:10); Press Stopped On Lasky Book About Kennedy (A:10); Sorrowing Widow Loath to Leave His Side: Stoicism Made Grief Poignant (A:11); Stunned Eisenhower Brands Slaying as ‘A Despicable Act' (A:11); Diplomats Go Into Mourning (A:11);

Nov. 22 1963

Gettysburg Times

Kennedy Is Assassinated: Pres. Lives Less Than An Hour After Shot; Gov. Connally wounded

Nov. 22 1963

Waxahachie Daily Light

Kennedy Slain

Nov. 22 1963

Washington Post

Pres. Kennedy Shot Dead; LBJ Is Sworn In; Pro-Castro Fort Worth Marxist Charged in Kennedy's Assassination

Nov. 23 1963

Dallas Morning News

Kennedy Slain on Dallas Street; Suspected Sniper Nabbed by Police; Assassin Crouched And Took Deadly Aim (sect. 4, p. 1); Suspected Assassin Has Lived in Russia (4:1)

Nov. 23 1963

Dallas Times Herald

LBJ Asks Divine Help; Murder Charge Lodged: Mumbling Denial, Ex-Marine Held In JFK's Death; Veteran Reporter's Eyewitness Account of Assassination (sect. A, p. 2); Tragic Journey of President Kennedy (photos of tour, A3); JFK Presidency Born in Pride of Irish Immigrants (A:4); Rapid Bang of Gun Changes History's Course (A:5); A Kiss on the Forehead, And Then the Last Rites (A:5); Dallas Citizens Still Stunned (A:5); Oswald: A Study in Fantasy (A6); Sought Citizenship: '59 Interview With Oswald In Moscow Hotel Recalled (A:6); Houston Reports Threats to JFK (A:6); Motorcade Fear Of Service Body (A:6); Warren Labels Kennedy Martyr (A:6); Doctors Had No Chance (A:7); To President: Neck Wounds Bring Death (A:7); Cuba UN Envoy Voices ‘Sorrow' (A:7); How to Tell 2 Tots: Grief-Torn Task For Jacqueline (A:7); Thursday: Nixon's Concern Prophetic (A:7); Dallas Near Standstill Mourning Death of JFK (A:7); Children Guarded in Austin (A:7); Witness Account: Lensman Heard Shots, Saw Gun (A:10); Eyewitness: ‘I Saw Him Die' Woman Cries (A:10); Grand Jury To Get JFK Slaying Case (A:10); Speech Site Threatened With Bomb (A:10)

Nov. 23 1963

Fort Worth Star- Telegram (Morning edition)

Defector Charged – Suspect Admits Being At Scene, Denies Slaying President

Nov. 23 1963

Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Evening edition)

Grim Johnson Takes Government Reins (front page); Death to Be Demanded For Alleged Assassin (front page); First Lady Slips Ring on Husband's Finger in Goodby (sect. 2, p. 1); Assassin Took Trouble to Conceal Weapon Before Leaving Building (2:1); Wrong Assumption of Right-Wing Assassin Embarrasses Europeans (2:1)

Nov. 23 1963

Dallas Morning News

LBJ Takes Over Govt. Reins; Tass Charges Try to Implicate Red Party; Police Sift Fingerprint and Paraffin Clues; Arlington Burial for Kennedy

Nov. 24 1963

Washington Post

Nation's Great File Past Kennedy Bier; Painstaking Investigation Is Launched (by SS); Murder Rifle Traced to Oswald; Prosecutor to Ask Death Penalty; Suspect and His Family After Kennedy Assassination (photos of Oswald, wife, mother, A:8); ‘An Introvert. . . Bookish. . . A Loner' Say Those Who Once Knew Oswald (A:8); Nature of Kennedy Wound Is Pondered (uncertain if one or two bullets involved, A:8); Judge Handed Copy of Oath on Airplane (to swear in LBJ, A:9); Kennedy Had Joked About 20-Year Jinx (A:9)

Nov. 24 1963

Waxahachie Daily Light

A Difference of Only 45 Minutes; Pro-Commie Charged With Murder Saturday

Nov. 24 1963

Dallas Morning News

A Newsman Looks at the World's Week

Nov. 24 1963

Sunday Star (Washington, D.C.)

U.S. and City Mourn Kennedy; Grief Voiced By Khrushchev; Police Say They Know Where Oswald Got Gun

Nov. 24 1963

Dallas Morning News

Night Club Man Kills Oswald; JFK's Body Borne to Capitol (front page); Kennedy Rites Set Today (sect. 1, p. 2); Night Club Man Takes Role of An Executioner (1:3); Front Page Photo Tells Grim Story (detailed account of Oswald being shot by newsman, 1:3); Massive Bleeding: Oswald Death Laid to Cardiac Arrest (1:3); Majority Condemns Slaying of Oswald (1:3); Soviet Press Again Decries Implications of Red Blame (1:5); Reds Call U.S. Opinion Cleansing Them ‘Important' (1:5); Officials Rapped In Oswald Death (1:6); Death Met By All U.S. Assassins (historical recount of U.S. Presidents assassinated, 1:6); Reactions to Oswald Death Differ (1:6); Police Hit (blamed): Oswald Death Unbelievable? (1:6); Wade to Seek Ruby Death (1:6); Decker Says: Police Did Everything Possible (to protect Oswald, 1:6); ‘Oh, My God – He's Dead' (many doubt police protection of Oswald, wish he could have stood trial, 1:7); Contrasting Characters Share Lead in Tragedy (Ruby's sister felt some Communist would kill Oswald to keep him from talking, 1:7); Club Owner Sought ‘Class' (1:7); Roberts Feels Slaying May Make U.S. Greater (1:8); Officer Recalls Oswald Capture (1:20); Concrete Scar (photo of possible bullet mark on curb across from Texas School Book Depository – opening possibility of 4 shots being fired?, 1:20); Communists Say Oswald Not Member (1:20); Did He Kill Kennedy? – A Bullet Closes Case (sect. 4, p. 1)

Nov. 25 1963

Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Morning edition)

JFK Assassin Slain: Oswald Had No Answer; -- Pistol Did; Police Capture Owner of Club (subsection "Detective Foresaw Act" includes allegation by Russian radio commentator of multi-person plot in Kennedy assassination); Editorial: Eyewitnesses of Tragedy (posits questions about JFK assassination – one man or several who acted, sect. 1, p. 4); Avenger ‘Sad' At JFK Death (Ruby discussed JFK assassination with reporter at site of assassination on Saturday, 1:5); Attorney For Ruby Threatened (1:5) Reds Deny Assassination Link (1:5); Police Put Guard At Oswald Home (1:5); Auto's ‘Bubble Top' Might Have Saved President Kennedy (1:5); Ruby Called Hot Tempered, Impulsive: ‘He Acts First, Thinks Later' (with photos, 1:6); Body of Oswald Returned Quietly To Fort Worth (1:7); (Dallas) Mayor Cabell Switches Jets After Threat on Life (1:7); Mrs. Connally Recalls Last Words to Kennedy (1:8); (Senator) Tower Denies Aid For Oswald Return (to U.S., 1:8)

Nov. 25 1963

Winnipeg Tribune

World Leaders join America in president's final rites; Oswald dies in vengeance slaying

Nov. 25 1963

Washington Post

300,000 Join in Tributes to Kennedy As Notables Arrive for Funeral Today; Oswald Is Shot to Death at Dallas Jail; ‘The Avenue' Was Lined With Sadness (photos of funeral procession in D.C., sect. A, p. 3); Texts of Remarks Given at Rotunda – Sen. Mark Mansfield; Chief Justice Earl Warren; Rep. John W. McCormack (A:4); World Leaders Here for Funeral (photos, A:5); Surgeon Reports on Oswald (detailed description of his death, A:6); It Is Very Eas for Anybody to Buy a Rifle (A:6); Other Countries Hear Quickly About Shooting (of Oswald; posit attempted cover-up of Kennedy assassination, A:7); Knight Is Critical of Dallas Police (A:7); Citizens of Dallas Are Urged By Mayor to Resist Hysteria (Mayor Cabell urges full story by investigative agencies by placed on public record, A:7); The Recollection of Dauntlessness (of JFK, A:8); A Communication (personal insights about JFK, A:9); Palm Print Links Oswald to Rifle (A:9); Mrs. Kennedy Leads Nation In Sorrow (photos of casket, Kennedy family, A:10); A Nation Grieves Under Capitol Dome (photos of funeral procession, A:12)

Nov. 25 1963

Waxahachie Daily Light

Kennedy's Services Held: World Leaders Attend Mass; Authorities Close Books on Kennedy's Assassin

Nov. 25 1963

Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Evening edition)

Ruby Plea: Insanity; Kennedy Rites Held; Oswald Rites to be Private; JFK Death Map Is Found; Sports Report: Tribute to JFK (JFK's  love of sports; sect. 3, p. 1)

Nov. 25 1963

Evening Star (Washington, D.C.)

Grieved Nation Says Farewell to JFK; Oswald's Fatal Shooting Seals Lips of Key Figure in President's Killing

Nov. 25 1963

Washington Post

Nation Buries Its Martyred President; U.S. Inquiry Is Ordered By Johnson; ‘Sudden Extinction of A Shining Light' (list of countries and rites performed to honor Kennedy's death, A:6); Dallas Prosecutor Discusses State's Case Against Oswald (A:7); Old, Reputable Firm Sold Murder Weapon (A:7); Net of Security Blankets Washington (A:7); Film Shows Kennedy as Bullets Hit (A:8); Mrs. Oswald Is ‘Welcome' At Old Home (A:8); Wife and Mother See Oswald Buried Secretly in Fort Worth (A:9); Policeman Shot Down By Oswald Is Buried (A:9); Soviet Press Shifs on Oswald, Links Him to U.S. ‘Trotskyists' (A:10); Dallas Police Are Target Abroad (some countries allege cover-up plot in Oswald's death, A:10); Oswald Was Confused Marxist, Political Data in Home Indicate (A:10); Rash of Threats Mars Mourning (A:14)

Nov. 26 1963

Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Morning edition)

Torch Burns For Kennedy: Greats of World Gather in Sorrow; Dallas Police Got Warning of FBI on Oswald Threat

Nov. 26 1963

Dallas Times Herald

LBJ Pushes Tax Cut, Rights; Eternal Fire Lights Kennedy Grave; Public To Be Jury For Oswald "Trial"; Grand Jurors Indict Ruby; Police Pay Final Tribute to Heroic Officer Tippit (sect. A, p. 4); Americans Halt In Tribute to JFK (A:5); Mrs. Kennedy Holds Vigil At Husband's Graveside (A:6); West Berliners Say Farewell to Kennedy (A:6); Tributes: A Boy Salutes Fallen Father (A:6); Texas Dignitaries Pay Respects at Kennedy Funeral Services in Washington (A:7); Oswald Rites Held Quietly In Cemetery at Fort Worth (A:8); Russia Fears U.S. Will Vent Wrath (A:9); GOP Drops Political War To Let LBJ Get Feel of Job (A:9) Ruby Possibly Avenging Tippit (A:10); LBJ, De Gaulle Set Talks, May Thaw Relations (A:11); Officials Protected: Tight Security Net Drawn for Funeral (A:12);  In Europe: Oswald Slaying Sparks Doubts (foreign newspapers allege conspiracy possible; A14);

Irish Housewife Wants To Help Oswald Widow (sect. B, p. 3); Editorials: Elements of Blame (toward Dallas police for Oswald's death, B:6), Security Swiftly Tightened (for LBJ, B:6), Spiral of Hate (reprint from New York Times leveling accusation toward Dallas police, advocating possibility of Oswald's innocence, B:6), We're All Victims (reprint from Houston Chronicle, reflecting upon impact of assassination on the nation, B:6), The People's Forum: Tragic Events Grieved (Dallas citizens grieve tragedies, criticize lack of police protection, B:6)

Nov. 26 1963

Dallas Morning News

35th President Finds His Peace On Slope of Arlington Cemetery; Heroic Patrolman Lauded at Rites; Detectives Shield Prisoner During Quick City Transfer (of Jack Ruby)

Nov. 26 1963

Evening Star (Washington, D.C.)

Johnson Probes Red Intentions (on Cold War); A Kennedy Memorial; Historic Kennedy Desk Is Taken From Office

Nov. 26, 1963

Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Evening edition)

Johnson Moves To Full-Time Duties; Torch Lit for JFK At Grave; Dallas Will Build Park As Memorial to JFK; Mrs. Kennedy Pays Night Visit to Grave of JFK; Assassination Probe by FBI Is Ordered (sect. 1, p. 3)); ‘Not Here to Judge': Lee Harvey Oswald Laid to Rest in Red Clay Earth (1:4); Relay Satellite Sent Program to Europe (1:4); Public Will Get Facts Of Inquiry: Attorney General Sets Official Hearing in Slaying of President (article mentions FBI warned Dallas police three times of threat to Oswald's life, 1:9); High Texas Officials Attend Kennedy Rites (1:15);

Cuba Says Visa Asked By Oswald (sect. 2, p. 12)

Nov. 26 1963

Washington Post

Johnson Pushing Kennedy Program, Gains Victory in Senate Wheat Vote; "Could Stay Here Forever," Said Kennedy Earlier' (while visiting at Arlington Cemetery); Dallas Grand Jury in 21 Minutes Indicts Ruby for Murder of Oswald; Dozens of Questions Remain Unanswered (r.e. JFK assassination, A:2); Kennedy Called Tyrant At ‘Citizens' Meeting (A:2); Citizens' Council Leader Resigns Post (A:2); Mrs. Oswald's Future Bleak and Uncertain (A:3); Fort Worth Police Guard Oswald Grave (A:3); Press Around World Finds U.S. Image Tarnished (countries attack "case closed" attitude, A:3); Johnson Cites Own Guard For Bravery (A:5); Some Dallas Students Cheered Friday's News (about JFK being shot, A:5); President Says U.S. Maintains Its Faith in U.N. (A:5); Reaction to Assassination Studied (poll taken, A:6)

Nov. 27 1963

Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Evening edition)

Taken by Amateur: Movies Reconstruct Tragedy (of JFK Assassination); Details on Life of Lee Oswald Don't Carry Informant's Name (sect. 1, p. 2); Curious See Gravesite of Oswald (1:3); Kennedy Words Were Prophetic (1:3);

Nov. 27, 1963

Washington Post

Connally Describes Assassination: "From Great Joy to Great Tragedy" (front page); Red Group Letterheads Found in Oswald Room (back page, A6); Jack Ruby Calls His Bar to Ask About Business (A6); Pair Who Befriended Oswald Never Suspected His Intentions (A6)

Nov. 28 1963

Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Evening edition)

JFK Family Gathers at Cape Cod; JFK Death Questions Presented; FBI Has No Facts Surprising (sect. 1, p. 5); Castro Charges Death of JFK Plot to Frame Cuba (1:6); "My God, What a Horrible Tragedy," Connally's First Thought on Awakening (1:7); Officers Re-enact Assassination (1:8); Oswald Read About JFK, Assassination (1:8); Monument Suggestion Triggers Mail Deluge (1:14); Mrs. JFK Will Move Next Week (1:14); Paper Urges Naming Center for Kennedy (1:14); Secret Service Takes New Steps to Protect LBJ

(sect. 2, p. 1); ASC Has Memorial for JFK (2:1); Flame Plans (for JFK burial site) Studied by Officials (2:3); Kennedy's Last Day Marked by Affection and Enthusiasm (2:6); Questions Still Unanswered in Slaying of JFK

(sect. 3, p. 1); Chief Says Shots Could Be Fired in 3 ½ seconds (3:2); Murder Trial of Jack Ruby May Be Seen on TV (3:5); Many Questions Remain Unanswered in Assassination of President Kennedy (3:7; cont. from 3:1);

Courageous Action: Johnson Praises Secret Service Agent (sect. 8, p. 1)

Nov. 28 1963

Dallas Morning News

Connally Describes Horrifying Events; Jackie, Children Accept Offer of Harriman Home (sect. 1, p. 2); Harvard to Get Kennedy's Desk (1:3); Justice Dept. Getting Report Set (1:11);  Lawyer Says Ruby Would Take Test (1:11); Answers Beget New Questions: Many Facets of Oswald Case Studied (1:20); For Oswald: Evidence Points to Red Activity (1:22); Caroline's Six: Birthday Recalls White House Antics (sect. 3, p. 1); Crime Re-enacted By Secret Service (sect. 4: p. 1); Surgeon for Both says Oswald Almost Survived, President Had No Chance (sect. 4, p. 5)

Nov. 28 1963

Dallas Morning News

Oswald Took Out Various Books In New Orleans (sect. 1, p. 6); Secret Service Sets New Protecctive Steps (1:8); Kennedy Memorial Plans Run Gamut (1:9); Kennedy Clan Convenes for Thanksgiving (1:10); Full Public Probe Pledged by Senate (1:11);  Show At Ruby's Place Goes on Without Him (1:14); Oswald's Mother Drove Off 2nd Husband, Recods Show (1:16); Trial on TV Suits Counsel for Ruby (1:17); Chinese Disturb Peace Over Eulogy to Kennedy (1:20)

Nov. 29 1963

Dallas Morning News

Headed By Warren: Pres. Names Board to Probe JFK's Slaying; Ruby Walked Past Guards, he recalls; Three Colorful Lawyers Will Be Seen at Ruby Trial (sect. 1, p. 4); Ruby Murder Trial Seen in Feb. (1:6); Dallas Library Has No Oswald Record (1:6); Book on Russia: Oswald Got Help of Stenographer (1:7); Oswald Family Not Rejected, Says Minister (1:9); Drama at Parkland: Battle to Save Pres. Was Futile, Doctors Knew (1:10); Prober, Ruby Talk But Not of Shooting (4:1); Castro Says Try Made To Pin Slaying on Cuba (4:20)

Nov. 30 1963

Fort Worth Star Telegram (Morning edition)

Man, 40, Being Held For Threat on LBJ; Mother of Oswald Blames Officers; Mrs. Oswald's Faith in Son Strong (sect. 1, p. 2); Jackie Returns to Washington (1:3)

Dec. 2 1963

Fort Worth Star Telegram (Evening edition)

Wife Greatest Memorial to John Kennedy; Reviling of JFK Told by Publisher (1:1); Ruby Lawyer Likely To Ask Delay of Trial (1:8); Questions Posed by Mother of Oswald (1:8); To the Point: Political Murders (sect. 2, p. 2)

Dec. 2 1963

Fort Worth Star Telegram (Morning edition)

Acts of JFK Guards In Fort Worth Eyed; Ruby Study On Sanity To Be Asked; Oswald's Grade Record Sub-par in New Orleans (sect. 1, p. 4); Mother of Oswald Loses Job (1:4)

Dec. 3 1963

Fort Worth Star Telegram (Evening edition)

Senator Blasts Acts of S.S. Men in Fort Worth; Robert Kennedy Expected to Carry On With Job; Nuremburg Prosecutor to Aid Carr in Assassination Probe (1:3); FBI to Report Oswald Acted on His Own (1:9); Delay Held Likely in Ruy Trial (1:9); Job Lost,. she says, Mrs. Oswald Plans Book (1:17)

Dec. 3 1963

Dallas Morning News

Wade, Attorney Join Carr Probe; Staff Voted Widow of President (sect. 1, p. 3); New Yorkers Honor J.F.K. (1:3); Man Accused of Threat to Johnson Hospitalized (1:5); JFK Death Spoils Propaganda Circus (of Castro; 1:8);  UPI, American Heritage Plan Book on Assassination (1:13); FBI to Report Soon on Kennedy Killing (1:14); Young Says He Was Told Agents Drink (1:14); Walker Cites Internal U.S. Threat (1:15)

Dec. 3 1963

Dallas Morning News

Kennedy's Settle in Georgetown (sect. 1, p. 4); When He Was Senator: JFK Had Proposed Arms Import Ban (1:24); Jackie Asks Halt to Plans For Land Reserve at Grave (1:24);

Dec. 8 1963

New Orleans States-Item

Assistant DA's Meet With Shaw Attorneys (r.e. DA Garrison's letter instructing staff not to release info about Pres. Kennedy assassination investigation)

June 6 1968

Dallas Morning News

Witnesses Express Doubt That Ruby Could Receive Fair Trial in Dallas

Feb. 12 1964

Dallas Morning News

Tempers Flare as In-Fighting Begins At Ruby's Change-of-Venue Hearing; Hearing Attorneys Tangle In Hot, Humid Courtroom (sect. 1, p. 20); French Letter Sets Off Ruby Speech on Hatred (1:20); Ruby's Sister Speaks Mind Loud, Clear (sect. 4, p. 1)

Feb. 13 1964

Dallas Morning News

Judge Brown Decides Ruby To Stand Trial in Dallas

Feb. 15 1964

New Orleans States-Item

Oswald, Shaw, Ferrie In Plot, DA Tells Court: Charges JFK Death Planned at '63 Meetings Here; Attorney's Aid Sought For Oswald; Plot Role Is Denied by Shaw; "Shaw Arrest Upsets D.C., Russia Asserts" (giving credence to conspiracy theory)

Mar. 2 1967

New Orleans States-Item

Heard JFK Death Plot by Shaw, Oswald, Ferrie, Witness Says: Insuranceman Russo Identifies ‘Bertrand'

Mar. 14 1967


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